Miscellaneous Archives - Elementary Education

How to Teach The Difference Between Wants and Needs (11 Ideas to Shake Things Up)

In 2022, it will be more important than ever for children to learn the difference between wants and needs. With the rise of consumerism, it is easy for kids to get caught up in wanting things that they don’t need. If your home and/or classroom was anything like mine is,…

The Best Math Game for Making Learning Fun

There’s no denying that math can be tough. But it doesn’t have to be all doom and gloom! With the best math game you’ll ever play in your classroom, learning math can be fun, competitive, and exciting. Here’s how the best math game ever works: Two teams of students go…

How to Install Fonts After You Buy a TpT Product

Have you ever bought a product on TpT only to find out you have to install fonts to use it? Buying products on TpT isn’t always a walk in the park. For teachers who are looking for a quick win, it can feel really frustrating feeling to buy a product…

Lesson Planning for Distance Learning

How can you teach your students when they can’t physically be in your classroom?

14 Random Must-Have Teacher Items

When thinking about must-have teacher items, I always think about school supplies. School supplies are one of my favorite things in the entire world. Throw me in the office supply aisle and I could browse those shiny, beautiful pens and notebooks for way longer than the average human being. Same…

Meet the Teacher #3: Makayla, Technology Teacher

Meet Makayla, a technology teacher who has paved her own path at her school. Since starting teaching 2 years ago, Makayla’s position at the school has morphed into a science + technology teacher for 20 of the classes in her building! Makayla is a Harry Potter mega-fan and even has…

Meet the Teacher #2: Hannah, 2nd Grade Teacher

Meet the Teacher! Meet Hannah, a motorcycle-riding, painting and crocheting 2nd grade teacher who loves pasta and anime! Hannah lived in Hawaii during college, but now teaches in Idaho in a school that was built almost 100 years ago and has no air conditioning. Hannah’s journey to the classroom is…